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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
1118 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
1118 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Moist and unstable air is in place across the region following an
overnight cold front. Thunderstorms will begin to develop in the
heat of the afternoon and continue into the evening hours.

Locally heavy rainfall will accompany individual storms as they
track southeast. Flash flooding could be a concern today and
tonight especially around low water crossings and near arroyos and
small streams.

A few storms will be capable of producing damaging downburst winds
with gusts to 60 mph. In addition, storms will be capable of
producing large hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Widespread thunderstorms with heavy rainfall, damaging winds, and
large hail will again be possible across the region Sunday
afternoon and evening. Beginning Monday, storms will begin to
favor higher terrain with some storms drifting across lowlands
locations in the afternoon and evening hours. By Wednesday drier
air will start to work in limiting the number of storms across the


Spotters are encouraged to call in reports of significant weather,
and weather effects, in real time to help the NWS facilitate
notification of the public to ongoing weather dangers.



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